Signal Boost

A video series from Diversity Training & Education

Signal Boost is a new series meant to uplift the perspectives we most need right now. We offer these conversations as a way to help the UMD community unpack the social inequities the current global pandemic continues to reveal. #DTESignalBoost

Episode 3: Another Anti-Racist Book Club

In the third episode of Signal Boost, we catch up with two UMD students, Priya Buddhavarapu and Mary Murdock, who for the past few months have been leading conversations around anti-racism through their group Another Anti-Racist Book Club. Priya and Mary share their process of starting AARBC, what they’ve learned from the process, and what it means to fully embrace a shared learning experience.


Episode 2: Away Message: Work-Life Boundaries in the Midst of Multiple Pandemics

Jazmin Pichardo, Ben Parks, and Tynesha McCullers reflect on the roller coaster that was working from home during the summer, white supremacy culture, productivity and community care.

Episode 1: Signal Boost: A Conversation with Mimi Khuc, Ph.D.

Scholar, artist and activist Dr. Mimi Khúc joins Sika Wheeler, assistant director in UMD’s Diversity Training & Education unit, for a conversation about access, care and vulnerability in the classroom from a disability and Asian American studies perspective.